Life, Ministry

Top 5 Pens for Pastors

Rollerball. Ballpoint. Fountain. All of these describe the types of pens available to the pastor. Pens are an intricate part of people’s lives. You need pens for specific things – taking notes, making grocery lists, signing papers, etc.  However, there are certain reasons pastors need pens also. I, for one, use a pen every single […]

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Doctrine, Life, Ministry, Reflection, Theology

An Open Apology to the Late R.C. Sproul

As a Reformed Arminian, sometimes the doctrines we believe can be misunderstood, miscommunicated, and misrepresented by those who differ. I have often made some stabbing comments toward Calvinist brothers who have made jabs at Arminians saying things like: “Arminianism is pagan theology.” “You cannot believe the Bible and be Arminian.” Recently, I was browsing through YouTube, […]

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Doctrine, Life, Theology

Is all sin the same?

We, in the evangelical world, often hear phrases like this: “To God, sin is just sin. There’s no bigger sins or smaller sins.” And from the onset of phrases like these, I understand the idea to be communicated. I do believe that God is a forgiving God of all sins, whether great or small. I […]

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Life, Ministry

Life Changes for the Campbell Family

Change is always a difficult subject to address. We often times read about our churches needing change but taking the slow and steady route to get where you need to be. There are always changes whenever you find out you are having another baby (we ARE NOT) or whenever you have unexpected situations arise.  However, there […]

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Life, Reflection

What Fire Can Do

Just yesterday (5/25/2018), I was involved in an accident at my part-time job. Currently, I work a couple of days a week, alongside being in ministry, to support my wife in her endeavors of becoming a nurse. One of the ways our company disposes of papers of detailed information regarding our company is to burn […]

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discipleship, Life, Ministry, Theology

Discipleship According to Jesus

Jesus was intentional about investing his life into a small group of twelve individuals. Even among larger crowds, the twelve disciples accompanied him throughout his ministry. Some may not realize that Jesus was a Jewish Rabbi. He grew up in the schools of Jewish traditions where he would study under other Rabbis to eventually become […]

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Book Reviews, Life

How To Write A Compelling Book Review

Book reviews are wonderful ways of finding out which books are worth your time and which ones are not. I’m a person who sticks to the authors with which I am most comfortable. Yet, book reviews allow me the opportunity to find other authors to read. When writing book reviews, it is easy to state […]

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